Affected commodity: means the specific citrus, fruit or vegetable that is regulated pursuant to article 2 or 4 of this chapter and that is subject to the marketing agreement or order or the proposed marketing agreement or order. See Arizona Laws 3-401
Affected person: means a producer or shipper of an affected commodity. See Arizona Laws 3-401
agreement: means an agreement that is developed by producers or shippers of the affected commodity and that is entered into by the director pursuant to this article. See Arizona Laws 3-401
Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
Associate director: means the associate director of the citrus, fruit and vegetable division of the department. See Arizona Laws 3-401
Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
commission: means the marketing commission established under section 3-413. See Arizona Laws 3-401
committee: means a marketing committee established by a marketing agreement according to section 3-426. See Arizona Laws 3-401
Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
Economic loss: means any loss incurred by a person as a result of the commission of an offense. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
Felony: means an offense for which a sentence to a term of imprisonment in the custody of the state department of corrections is authorized by any law of this state. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
Magistrate: means an officer having power to issue a warrant for the arrest of a person charged with a public offense and includes the chief justice and justices of the supreme court, judges of the superior court, judges of the court of appeals, justices of the peace and judges of a municipal court. See Arizona Laws 1-215
Misdemeanor: means an offense for which a sentence to a term of imprisonment other than to the custody of the state department of corrections is authorized by any law of this state. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
order: means an order that is developed by producers or shippers of the affected commodity and that is issued by the director pursuant to this article. See Arizona Laws 3-401
Person: means a human being and, as the context requires, an enterprise, a public or private corporation, an unincorporated association, a partnership, a firm, a society, a government, a governmental authority or an individual or entity capable of holding a legal or beneficial interest in property. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
Person: means any individual, firm, corporation, trust, association or partnership. See Arizona Laws 3-401
Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
Vehicle: means a device in, upon or by which any person or property is, may be or could have been transported or drawn upon a highway, waterway or airway, excepting devices moved by human power or used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks. See Arizona Laws 3-1703
Volume: means cartons or the equivalent weight of Arizona-grown products marketed in the preceding marketing season. See Arizona Laws 3-401
Writ: means an order or precept in writing issued in the name of the state or by a court or judicial officer. See Arizona Laws 1-215
Written assent: means a signed statement of an affected person consenting to the terms of a marketing order. See Arizona Laws 3-401